Mordy Yankovich is a highly skilled and experienced attorney who chairs Lieb at Law, P.C.'s employment law practice. With a focus on litigating employment law-related matters, Mr. Yankovich has successfully represented clients in discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and breach of contract cases before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. In addition to his employment law practice, Mr. Yankovich also practices in the areas of real estate, including housing discrimination, and corporate litigation and compliance. Mr. Yankovich holds licenses to practice in federal courts, including the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Eastern District of New York (EDNY), and the District of New Jersey, as well as in the state courts of New York and New Jersey.
In the past year, Mr. Yankovich has obtained multiple settlements exceeding six figures for employees in sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour matters. He has also successfully defended employers and real estate brokerages against discrimination claims at early stages of litigation.
Apart from litigating matters, Mr. Yankovich advises clients on compliance with federal, state, and local laws, drafts handbooks and policies, and conducts training programs for employers, including anti-discrimination and anti-harassment training, to minimize clients' potential exposure. Mr. Yankovich is a frequent commentator on recent trends and changes in employment and housing discrimination laws and hosts a weekly podcast, the Lieb Cast, available at www.theliebcast.com. He has also published articles in various legal publications and taught continuing education courses on employment discrimination issues. Additionally, Mr. Yankovich is licensed by the Department of State to teach continuing real estate education courses on housing discrimination to real estate brokers and salespersons.
Mr. Yankovich is the winner of 2023 Long Island Business New's Diversity in Business Awards. Recognized by Super Lawyers® for several years, Mr. Yankovich's experience, success, and reputation among his peers have earned him the distinction of being among no more than 2.5% of all eligible attorneys. He received his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where he was an articles editor of the Labor and Employment Law Journal and a member of the Dean's List. Prior to law school, Mr. Yankovich graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Public Relations and a minor in Economics.
Outside of his legal practice, Mr. Yankovich is a member of the Board of Trustees at Mercaz Academy, enjoys playing golf and tennis, creative writing, collecting sports memorabilia, and spending quality time with his wife and three children.